Gus Cannon

Birth Name:
Gustavus Cannon
Birth Date:
September 12, 1883
Birth Place:
Red Banks, Mississippi
Death Date:
October 15, 1979
Place of Death:
Memphis, Tennessee
Cause of Death:
Natural causes
Cemetery Name:
Greenview Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Gus Cannon was an obscure but influential blues musician who helped to popularize jug bands (such as his own Cannon's Jug Stompers) in the 1920s and 1930s.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Greenview Cemetery

Christopher Lane

Nesbit, Mississippi, 38651


North America

Grave Location Description

Near the center of the small cemetery

Grave Location GPS

34.89765, -89.997933



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